Fannie Mae: Consumer spending growth to pick up in Q2

Privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - Thomas Wade Home / Daily Dose / Fannie Mae Projects a Familiar Story for Q2. spending growth will pick up this quarter. Fannie projects personal consumption expenditures to rise from 0.3 percent in Q1 to 3. "The economy appears poised to finish 2017 on a cheerful note as fundamentals increasingly align with strong business and consumer sentiment.

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Data related to consumer spending were mixed. Growth in core retail sales, but it should pick up. analyses, estimates, forecasts and other views of Fannie Mae’s Economic and strategic research (esr) group included in these materials should not be construed as indicating Fannie Mae’s business prospects or expected results, are based on a.

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Fannie Mae now sees U.S. economic growth at 3.0% this year, up from its prior view of 2.8% on the premise that inventory restocking will more than make up for slowing consumer spending growth.

Fannie Mae adjusted its economic growth predictions for the second half of 2016, revising it down from its previous predictions. However, economic growth is still projected to be significantly.

WASHINGTON, DC economic growth stalled during the first quarter of 2016 but the full-year outlook remains little changed at 1.9 percent, according to Fannie Mae s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group s April 2016 Economic and Housing Outlook.

real consumer spending growth likely tripled the 0.9 percent annualized pace in the first quarter, helping to drive economic growth to more than double the first quarter’s 2.0 percent rate. Separately, a pickup in June industrial production also

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 · WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research (ESR) Group in its February forecast update is maintaining its prediction for 2.2 percent full-year growth.